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  • Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

    By Robert Fleming, Saglinda Roberts

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This ground-breaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture and Engineering of Natural Cooling

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Ford, Rosa Schiano-Phan

    This revised and updated handbook provides the architect, engineer and other building professional with the latest research and practice in the application of passive and hybrid downdraught cooling in different building types in different locations around the world. It includes: - guidance on the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Estimator's Pocket Book 2e

    2nd Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    The Estimator’s Pocket Book, 2nd edition is a concise and practical reference covering the main pricing approaches, as well as useful information such as how to process sub-contractor quotations, tender settlement and adjudication. It is fully up-to-date with NRM2 throughout and describes the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jan L.M. Hensen, Roberto Lamberts

    When used appropriately building performance simulation has the potential to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment, to improve indoor quality and productivity, as well as facilitating future innovation and technological progress in construction. Since publication of the first…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Non-Diffracting and Frozen Waves

    An Introduction to Theory and Applications

    By Erasmo Recami, Michel Zamboni-Rached, Hugo Hernandez-Figueroa

    Hardback – 2019-01-10 
    CRC Press

  • Social Value in Construction

    By Ani Raiden, Martin Loosemore, Christopher Gorse, Andrew King

    While the concept of social value is not new, recent interest in social value in construction has grown because of new social procurement legislation around the world and an increasing acceptance of the need to ensure construction projects provide social value, rather than simply economic value.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Digital Signal Processing in Audio and Acoustical Engineering

    By Francis F. Li, Trevor J. Cox

    Starting with the fundamentals of DSP methods and essential maths, this text focuses on DSP in room acoustic measurements, psycho-acoustics related filter design, machine audition (audio quality assessment), spatial audio and array technologies, surface acoustics and room design, audio pattern…

    Hardback – 2019-01-04 
    CRC Press

  • Risk Management in Engineering and Construction

    Tools and Techniques

    Edited by Stephen Ogunlana, Prasanta Dey

    Today’s businesses are driven by customer ‘pull’ and technological ‘push’. To remain competitive in this dynamic business world, engineering and construction organizations are constantly innovating with new technology tools and techniques to improve process performance in their projects. Their…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Adaptive Thermal Comfort: How to Design Comfortable Buildings

    By Susan Roaf, Fergus Nicol, Michael Humphreys

    This book is the third in a three-volume set covering all aspects of adaptive thermal comfort. It provides a simple, step by step method for designing comfortable low energy buildings in any climate. Building on the academic principles, practices and fundamental research described in the first two…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Construction Delays

    Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims, 2nd Edition

    By Roger Gibson

    Extension of time submissions are often made after a project has been severely delayed, when consequent problems may be unavoidable. However, if a proper submission is applied for as delays emerge, disruption can be minimised, and the correct extension of time should be awarded.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Revival: The Interpreter Geddes (1928)

    The Man and His Gospel

    By Amelia Defries

    What so strongly attracted the author in Patrick Geddes when she came to know him in India was, not his scientific achievements, but, on the contrary, the rare fact of the fullness of his personality rising far above his science. Whatever subjects he has studied and mastered have…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Sense of Innovation in the Built Environment

    By Natalya Sergeeva

    This book offers a new understanding of innovation in project-based firms. It argues that a sensemaking approach is a useful means for explaining innovation and has important implications for policy makers, project managers, academics and students. Through a longitudinal research study into…

    Hardback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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